* [[오아타후|오이타]] - 일본의 [[라스베가스]]라 불리는 [[벳푸]]를 포함하는 다양한 온천으로 잘알려진 전원지역
* [[구마모토후|구마모토]] - 규슈섬의 중심, 세계 최대인 아소칼데라가 있으며 아름다은 아마쿠사 열도
* [[미야자키후|미야자키]] -
the surfers' destination of Japan with big beaches and big waves, plus the stunning Takachiho Gorge with its Shinto shrines* [[가고시마후|가고시마]] - dominated by the Sakurajima volcano, hot enough to grow sugarcane - get buried on hot-sand beaches, or visit the two famous islands of [[ Yakushima]] and [[ Tanegashima]]
The islands of [[ Okinawa]] , leading southwest of Japan to [[ Taiwan]] , are sometimes considered a part of Kyushu, and in fact the northernmost islands in the chain are administered by [[ Kagoshima (prefecture)|Kagoshima prefecture]].